Portfolio

CHECK OUT MY WORK

Below are a few highlighted pieces that you might find interesting. At the bottom of the page is a more complete list on my published work.

If you like what you see:

I’m a versatile editor, writer and content strategist who’s been published in:

  • The New York Times
  • Texas Tribune
  • Austin-American Statesman
  • CHEFSFEED
  • Austin Business Journal

Currently, I manage content strategy at a large publicly traded company.

Among other duties, I manage and edit a team of freelance writers producing ghost-written blogs, which account for three-quarters of all traffic to the company’s website.

Todd Wiseman/The Texas Tribune

The New York Times | Aug. 24, 2013

Under a new law, the police can act as gun dealers

For decades, weapons confiscated by the police in Texas were supposed to be used for law enforcement purposes — or else destroyed. Starting next month, police departments across the state will be allowed to sell some of them.

Photos courtesy of the Fung Family, Art by CHEFSFEED

CHEFSFEED | Oct. 30, 2018

Lunch with the family behind an h-town legacy

On a recent Tuesday, Hoi Fung and his daughter, Dory, ate a meal they rarely get to enjoy: lunch.

Hoi, 64, still cooks seven days a week at Fung’s Kitchen, the restaurant he meticulously built, expanded and redesigned over 28 years in Houston, Texas. Dory, heir apparent, is the executive pastry chef at Poitin and a pastry arts instructor at Houston Community College.

Art by CHEFSFEED

CHEFSFEED | Sept. 17, 2018

10 chefs on the past, present, and future of the Houston food scene

The chefs of Houston, Texas don’t live or die by things like the Michelin guide.

As a city of immigrants—built on a foundation of Southern hospitality, laid-back barbeque culture, and Texas pride—Houstonian chefs want to cook the kind of food they crave, the food their mothers and grandmothers made. Pretention is the last thing you’ll find in this city of humidity, highways, and homegrown renown.

Trusted Insight spoke to more than 150 chief investment officers, directors and investors of varying seniority from endowments, foundations, pension funds, family offices, sovereign wealth funds, hospital systems and corporations in the United States and across the globe.

We organized answers from 80 of the best interviews to chronicle the career paths, teams, investment strategies and the current trends driving an industry that controls more than $40 trillion.

Photo by Alex Knight on Pexels.com

Trusted Insight | Jan. 1, 2018

The rise of machine learning: why institutional investors should be wary

Machine learning and artificial intelligence (A.I.) may seem like just buzzwords, but an arms race is quietly underway to dominate institutional investment, an industry controlling more than $40 trillion, according to Trusted Insight estimates.

Photo by Eddie Seal/The Texas Tribune

Texas Tribune | Aug. 19, 2013

Plan to convert paved roads to gravel begins despite local concerns

Lawmakers and rural residents worry unpaved roads will create safety hazards and reduce property values.

But the Texas Department of Transportation says converting paved roads to gravel is the only safe plan it can afford.


Ian’s (more) complete portfolio

The Austin American-Statesman


How an Austin idea could help solve fracking’s water problem 
(pay wall; free link duplicated below)

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Ian Floyd
Houston, Texas

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